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From a Logical Point of View

Nine Logico-Philosophical Essays, Second Revised Edition

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ISBN 9780674323513

Publication Date: 05/15/1980

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200 pages

5-1/2 x 9 inches

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  • I. On what there is
  • II. Two dogmas of empiricism
  • III. The problem of meaning in linguistics
  • IV. Identity, ostension, and hypostasis
  • V. New foundations for mathematical logic
  • VI. Logic and the reification of universals
  • VII. Notes on the theory of reference
  • VIII. Reference and modality
  • IX. Meaning and existential inference
  • Origins of the essays
  • Bibliographical references
  • Index

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